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apple could surprise wall street and begin a turn around. >> bill that could impose sale taxes on online purchases clear add hurdle. the senate votes 74-20 to take up the bill to give states the authority to require online retailers like amazon to collect state and local sales taxes. if support continues, the senate could pass the bill by this week. california and eight other states already have laws that require online retailers to collect taxes for internet purchases. >> netflix is coming back after house of cards. >> good morning, brace for delays if you are flying. the f.a.a. is expected to continue to keep planes on the ground in some of the busiest airports as budget cut result in a shortage of air traffic controllers. the transportation department says they are thinking of preventing enforcement of rules. >> are you hooked on netflix? they say they signed up two million news customers last quarter with the new scary series beating records. >> and xbox maker will have a new app that lets gameers purchase physical goods like anything on the pizza hut menu using the gaming console. t
on filing their firm returns. taxes remain due today in massachusetts because yesterday was a state holiday. >> google is being praised for action in the minutes after the bombing. the internet giant created a link called person finder entering name and contact information about runners and people along the racecourse for the public to view. the service came in handy because cell phone service was nonexistent for several hours. >> you can give information about a runner, as well. >> we will bring you continued coverage of the boston bombings and our news reporter is in boston with the live reports later today on abc7 news tweeting updates on abc7 with a slide show on our website at abc7news.com. >> much more on the boston bombing stories straight ahead but right now we get you out the door with a check on the weather forecast. >> mike? >> we are looking at dry conditions on live doppler 7 hd, everyone. it will remain dry for the next seven days, we will talk about the winds gusting fattest right now, santa rosa up to 26 miles per hour, and fairly at 22 and novato at 18, with half moon bay a
bags at check out. that doesn't sit well with some. >> i feel they are already getting money from taxes that they charge you. they charge you for everything in the world. and i just think it's an added cost. >> they are messy. people throw them everywhere. they do plug things up. i would like it to be cleaner for my grand kids. >> now according to san mateo county health system, californians use about 20 billion plastic grocery bags every year. that is why a growing number of communities all across the bay area are putting similar bans in place in an effort to offset all of the cleanup costs. as we bring you back here live here in san mateo county they are really trying to launch an education effort and get people used to this new bag ban. you can see they have a sign posted here at the entrance to the store. and in many case there is is a store that will hand out reusable bags for free. we are live this morning in belmont alex savidge ktvu channel 2 news. >>> time now 5:38. sal, we're just talking about you know forgetting the bags. do you bring your bags your reusable bags? it's a guy
the coolest video we have seen in california already offers tax incentive to you if you buy a hybrid vehicle but one lawmaker wants to sweeten the pot even more. hisó[ proposal eliminate the state sales tax for anyone buying hybrid or electric vehicle. 3000 dollar savings of a green energy car. gas leap powered vehicle generate 40 percent of the state air pollution. >> great story. 13-year-old girl from fremont got an opportunity to share some of her scientific knowledge with the president today. jessica was among 30 students from across the nation who attended the third white house science fair. met the president. got firsthand look at invention that won the stem competition. that's the nation top science technology engineering and math competition. >> want you to know that you have got a whole country behind you as you pursue your dreams. and your success is going to be our success as well. >> all right? >> way to go. >>reporter: young jessica awarded for her project thaebingt uses led lights to help strengthen tired eye muscle and improve peripheral vision. how impressive is th
the senate voting to move a bill forward that if passed would require sales tax to be collected on certain internet purchases. >>> the first look at google glass. it's the latest way of taking internet with you. we will show you what it can do tonight at 6:45. it is in the hands and over the eyes of a few people in the bay area and it is already getting a lot of attention. >> looking forward to seeing that story. >>> in the south bay a scare for a lot of shoppers. there were voluntary evacuations at valley fair mall this morning after a construction crew hit a gas line. a contractor hit the service line around 8:00 this morning. the line was properly marked. the leak was stopped by about 9:30 a.m. >>> byob in most of san mateo county. shoppers will have to bring their own bags or get charged at the grocery store. the plastic bag ban goes into place in dozens of stores. the rule applies to grocery stores and convenient stores but not restaurants. the new law urges people to bring reusable bags. shoppers without bags will be charged 10 cents for each paper bag. plastic can be used for produc
that the 2010 spill cost the state a variety of tax revenues. the state also seeks punitive damages. (chaos) >> thousands of people in denver, colorado yesterday seen scattering after gunshots rang out during a 4-20 celebration. this is the first time the state has hosted such an event since it legalized marijuana. a man and women were shot but are expected to survive. the man's dog was also shot. police are now looking for suspects. witnesses describe the scene as a jovial quickly turned to panic once the shots rang out. >> the federal defense of marriage act is being challenged by a lesbian couple in los angeles. one member of the couple is from the philippines, and she's facing deportation. she can't obtain residency because the u-s government doesn't recognize her marriage. the judge says current law violates the woman's rights. so he's allowing a class- action lawsuit. it's one of several challenges being brought against federal marriage laws. >> coming up social media planning a major role. you kids should count yourselves lucky. we didn't have u-verse back in my day. you couldn't jus
morning. >> getting the latest on the taxes fertilizer plant explosion. >> the blast destroyed dozens of homes and apartment buildings. a school, a nursing home as well were damaged severely in some instances. search and rescue teams have been sifting the rubble ever since the plant exploded. at least 35 people are confirmed dead including 10 first responders. >> take a listen. with a heavy heart i can confirm 12 individuals have been recovered from the fertilizer plant explosion. the deceased had been taken to the dallas forensic center for proper identification. to date there have been approximately 200 reported injuries. 150 buildings have been cleared. 50 homes have been destroyed. 25 homes still yet to be cleared. >> authorities say there is no indication that the blast was anything other than the industrial accident sparked by fire. the company in charge of the plan has been cited for apparently minor safety violations of the past decade. clearly an investigation into the recent incident will be ongoing. a picture of the fbi in boston of the one to suspect. secretary of state jo
in new york city. new york already has the highest cigarette tax in the country, as of late last ye, 28 states banned smoking in all general workplaces, public places, including bars and restaurants. so this essentially would raise the age if it goes through to the same age where you can buy booze so booze a cigarettes in the same category. >> you wonder if that will backfire make mor kidshe same with alcohol wan to try i because you have to be 21 to have access to it. >> i don't know. >> i tnk it's a great idea. >> i do, too. >> there needs to be some tougher legislation. >> the good news is that new york smoking rateor teens in new york city is at like 8.5%, which is far less than the state average and the national average, but it's been stagnating. it had been dropping and now it's stagnating. i don't see anything wrong with it. >> this continues the long decline of smoking in america some numbers that stunned me t wasn't until 1998 that smoking was banned aboard all u.s. domestic flights under six hours. >> i remember we were talking about how it doesn't seem like it was that long a
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